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    New York Hall of Science
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    Make a model city happier with LEDs, circuits, motors, and batteries! Groups can think, discuss, design, and build what would make a community happy. Kids can work as part of a team or on their own...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Make a cuíca (“kwee-ka”), a traditional Brazilian musical instrument that originated in Africa. Played primarily in Brazil, now you can play it at home, too, with this Exploratorium produced activity.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Learners can program a compass to draw a circle by itself using a Pico Cricket, some Legos, and lots of tape! Pico Cricket is required. This activity teaches learners how to program a micro...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of valve operation and how engineers have adapted valves for use in mechanical heart valve design. Learners read about several different valves used...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    Yes, you can weigh your car by figuring out your wheel's tire pressure combined with the "tire's footprint." You'll need someone with a car, driver's license, and...

    free Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Museum of Science Boston
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    Using a vertical wind tube and using simple materials, individuals and groups attempt to design a "satellite" that floats for at least 5 seconds. There are many variables the learners can...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Tech
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    Based of the The Tech Challenge 2015, learners will engage in two mini-design challenges related to seismic engineering. Can be team or individually built, this challenge attempts to "raise...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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    Build a Rube Goldberg type contraption with craft supplies and off the shelf materials. Guests will learn basic concepts from physics, design, and engineering.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Museum of Science Boston
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    Design a vessel that tests the limits of wind power given a set of off the shelf and recycled materials. Great with groups or individuals, but make sure you have a "body of water" to test...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    What's a more compelling problem to solve than being stranded on a deserted island? Would you be like the doctor from Gilligan's Island and design your way out of your situation or would...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes

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